BDO

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Headquarters: 130 E. Randolph, Suite 280
Chicago, IL 60601
Employees: 2.497 U.S. - 30,000 worldwide
CEO: Jack Weisbaum
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Website
: http://www.bdo.com

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BDO is a national accounting firm providing assurance, tax, financial advisory and consulting services to private and publicly traded businesses.

BDO serves clients through 40 offices and more than 400 independent alliance firm locations nationwide. It is a Member Firm of BDO International, the world's fifth-largest international accounting and consulting network, with 1,138 member firm offices in 115 countries.

Clients include:

Amerco (U-Haul)
Barnes and Noble
GameStop Corp
Henry Schein, Inc.
Jones Apparel Group, Inc.
Monster Worldwide

BDO announced revenue for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2010 of $585 million.

The firm had 2,493 employees in the U.S. including 263 partners.

In 2010, the firm dropped the Seidman from its name to become just BDO.

BDO was founded as Seidman and Seidman in New York City in 1910 by Maximillian L. Seidman. It became a national partnership in 1968. BDO International is the fifth-largest global accounting and consulting firm.

BDO International is a worldwide network of public accounting firms, called BDO Member Firms, serving international clients. Each BDO Member Firm is an independent legal entity in its own country. International headquarters are located in Brussels, Belgium.

Benefits

Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
- Choice of three medical plans - Health Maintenance Organization (HMO), Point-of-Service (POS), and Preferred Provider (PPO)
- Dental coverage
- Vision coverage

Paid Time Off
Starting your first day at BDO Seidman, you accrue a minimum of 16 days per year of combined vacation, illness and personal time. If you are hired at a manager level or above, you accrue 22 days per year. These accrual rates increase as your service with the Firm increases. Additional time is offered for bereavement purposes.

Paid Holidays
In addition to Paid Time Off, BDO Seidman provides employees with nine paid holidays each year.
Flexible Spending Accounts
The FSA allows eligible employees to pay for specific health and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars.
Retirement Benefits
Eligible employees can defer a portion of their income to a 401K plan, in which the firm will match 25 percent of the first six percent after you are employed at BDO Seidman for one year. After you are employed for five years, the firm will match 50 percent of the first six percent.
Continuing Education
BDO Seidman conducts a broad range of excellent in-house continuing professional education courses. This includes a full reimbursement for CPA Exam sitting time and exam preparatory materials, including books and review software.
Tuition Reimbursement
BDO Seidman reimburses 100 percent of costs for outside education deemed by the firm to be necessary for the advancement of the individual.
Long-Term Care Insurance
BDO Seidman offers financial assistance to pay for the care provided at a nursing facility or in an employee's own home. The employee pays the premium and the coverage is open to their spouse, parents, grandparents, parents-in-law and grandparents-in-law.
Salary Continuation Program
BDO Seidman offers 60 percent of your weekly compensation up to $2,000 per week for 12 weeks if you are disabled due to an accident or illness. If you remain disabled while you are paying the premium, the insurance continues to pay 60 percent of your monthly compensation, with a maximum $20,000 monthly benefit.
Group Life Insurance
We provide for coverage up to $50,000 that includes accidental death and dismemberment beginning from your date of hire. Additional coverage up to $500,000 includes additional accidental death benefits and is available to all employees at attractive group rates.
Pre-Paid Group Legal Services
BDO Seidman offers employees a Pre-Paid Group Legal Service Plan. Employees who enroll in this plan can obtain affordable legal services from one of three sources: Telephone Network Attorneys, In-Office Network Attorneys or any other attorney (i.e., a non-Network Attorney).

Updated February 5, 2011

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